Nurses' Scrubs Carry Bacteria Through Hospitals, Study SaysOf the 40 nurses the study followed, new bacteria was found on their scrubs 19 times out of 120 shifts tested.
MRSA Infection And The NFL: Daniel FellsReports say New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells has undergone five surgeries for the treatment of a MRSA infection in his foot, with doctors now concerned that the next step may be an amputation to save his life. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on how this aggressive bacteria can be devastating to even the strongest and healthiest people.
Denver Hospital Invests In 'Germ-Bot' To Help Fight InfectionsRose Medical Center is taking aim at hospital acquired infections.
Presbyterian/St. Luke's Implements Precautions To Stop Spread Of MRSAThe Hospital Corporation of America recently released information on a national study to prevent methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in hospitals.
Patient Blames Illness On Dentist Allegedly Using Dirty NeedlesAbout 8,000 people have received letters from the state health department advising them to get tested for diseases including HIV and hepatitis after a dentist allegedly used dirty needles on patients.
Rifle Parents' Loss A Reminder Flu Can Be DeadlyWhen 17-year-old Austin Booth left Rifle High School basketball practice early a year ago because of illness, it was a rarity for the multisport athlete who almost never missed school and was the epitome of good health.